George Kelley collaborated with the architect Rees Jones to build an Australian sand belt-style course, in the spirit of such Melbourne-area musts. The challenge is how to play the ball, not whether you can find it.
For the second time in as many U.S. Opens at Shinnecock Hills, the USGA strong-armed the layout into something that verged on the unplayable by underestimating how the wind would affect the playing surfaces.
The 2018 U.S. Open is heading to Shinnecock Hills Golf Club on Long Island, a course that has hosted four previous U.S. Opens, including the second one in 1896. Take a full tour of the iconic course here.
Designed by David McLay Kidd, Mammoth Dunes is the second 18-hole layout at Sand Valley, a destination resort in central Wisconsin that is also home to a Bill Coore-Ben Crenshaw layout of the same name.